Power data has transformed what it means to both describe and prescribe effort. Training lexicon like Functional Threshold Power (FTP) enables intensity prescription down to the watt while providing a language to describe cycling performance in great detail .
Research into the performance boosting potential of beets goes back a decade [1, 8]. From effects on cardiovascular disease  to repeated-sprint performance , our knowledge of how beet juice impacts the body has continued to grow. Most of us are familiar with the decade old claim that beet juice improves cycling performance, but how exactly does it work?